Three Most Awaited Rio de Janeiro Events in 2016

Posted date: October 20th 2016

Without a doubt, Rio de Janeiro is among the most-wanted destinations in 2016 due to the abundance of different festivals, famous autumn events, and sports championships. If you are lucky enough to have planned to'visit'Brazil this year, we will advise you on what to do in Rio de Janeiro and how to get the best memories of your life.

Rio de Janeiro festival, Paralympics Games, and other events you cannot miss!

  1. Rio 2016 Paralympics Games

It is probably one of the most expected autumn events held in Rio de Janeiro. It starts on September 7 and ends on September 18, 2016. Although it is the first time Paralympics Games are hosted in South America, the event promises to be spectacular! It is your chance to witness the performance of world-famous Paralympic athletes in 22 disciplines including wheelchair tennis and archery. The event is held in different districts of the city, so make sure you plan your route thoroughly.

  1. Rio International Film Festival

If you want to become familiar with Brazilian cinematography, you should not miss Rio International Film Festival, which takes place in October 2016. Recently, Brazilian movies such as 'City of God', 'Central Station', and 'Favela Rising' have become renowned worldwide. The festival includes shorts, documentaries, and feature films that were shot in Rio. Visit the event and find out which movie will get the Golden Lion prize in 2016.

  1. Rio de Janeiro Pride

If you are looking for unique impressions, take part in the world's biggest gay pride parade that will happen in October 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Celebrate the victory of equality and sexual diversity together with 2 million people! Listen to samba bands, go to the parties at Zona Sul beaches or other city venues and enjoy this unique festival devoted to sexual freedom. If you happen to visit the biggest city of Brazil in autumn 2016, you already know what to do in Rio de Janeiro. This year, the city hosts world's famous festivals that cannot leave you indifferent. If you are not yet in Rio, get a vacation, pack your bag, and enjoy your time in Brazil!